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Strange Science: Squirrels and Leprosy in Medieval England

Scientists studying a leprosy outbreak in medieval England believe they may have found the culprit: squirrels. More specifically, they suggest that the squirrel pelt trade could have brought this disease to England from Scandinavia. In examining the skull of a … Continue reading

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The Nature of Sin

An essay by Dr. Mark Mathis, as provided by Jeffrey Wooten Art by Luke Spooner On the first plane I sat by a young lady that could have passed for the granddaughter I never had. She was excited; it was her … Continue reading

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